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State to get $31M in federal schools money

2010-09-15T00:00:00Z State to get $31M in federal schools moneyThe Associated Press The Associated Press
September 15, 2010 12:00 am  • 

Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Montana will receive nearly $30.7 million to support education jobs.

Tuesday’s announcement came less than a week after Montana applied for the funding meant to rehire laid off teachers or prevent future teacher layoffs.

Duncan says the money will help Montana keep thousands of teachers in the classroom this school year.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau will decide how to distribute the money.

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